Rett Syndrome

…of hands, distinctive hand movements, and problems with walking, seizures, severe language delay and intellectual disability. The cause of the disorder varies from child to child. Although development looks normal…

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Joint Attention

Last week I discussed the use of gestures in key word signs in the development of early language. In this blog I mention the importance of joint attention.   What…

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Individual Speech Pathology Assessment

What are Individual Speech Pathology Assessments? Babies, children and adolescents are referred to speech pathology for a variety of conditions including receptive and expressive language development,feeding, articulation, fluency of speech…

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Hearing Impairment

…newborn, but you’re concerned about your child’s hearing, speech, or language development, ask your doctor to refer you to an audiologist to get your child’s hearing tested. Early diagnosis of…

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Benefits of pretend/imaginary play

…new language that they might not encounter every day. It’s fun and provides opportunities for discussion. Gives them control and can help decrease anxiety as language becomes more familiar. They…

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Taping and Serial Casting

…Hypermobility (Ehlers/Danlos syndrome) Sports injuries Pain in joints or muscles Weakness in one muscle Toe walking or Intoeing Cerebral Palsy spasticity Autism Spectrum Disorder Developmental Co-ordination Disorder. Provided by: All…

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Neurological Conditions

…sensation at and below the level of the injury. Spina bifida is a congenital disorder affecting the formation of the spine. About 75% of cases are called ‘Myelomeningocele’. The backbone…

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Dysarthria

What is Dysarthria? Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder. The muscles of the mouth, face, and respiratory system may become weak, move slowly, or not move at all after a…

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Paediatric Dysphagia

…feeding and swallowing disorders? nervous system disorders (e.g., cerebral palsy, meningitis, encephalopathy) gastrointestinal conditions (e.g., reflux, “short gut” syndrome) prematurity and/or low birth weight heart disease cleft lip and/or palate…

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Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMD)

…include: a dentist an orthodontist a physician a speech-language pathologist (SLP) Both dentists and orthodontists may be involved when constant, continued tongue pressure against the teeth interferes with normal tooth…

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Individual Speech Pathology Treatment

…play & recreational activities to assist your child to learn language skills and improve control / coordination of oro-motor movement. Following assessment your therapist will discuss the results of the…

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Brittany Anderson- Speech Pathologists

…Brittany has been committed to helping children find their confidence in speech across all areas of speech and language. Brittany has experience across a range of disabilities, speech sound errors,…

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Careers-Exercise Physiologist Riverina

…working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and physical disabilities desirable. APPLY NOW! If you possess the skills and requirements, we would love to hear from you. Please send an…

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Self Care

…Who: Children (infants to 18 years) who will benefit from this intervention include those with: Developmental Disability Cerebral Palsy Developmental Co-ordination Disorder Visual Impairment Dyspraxia Hypermobility. When: During office hours…

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Dietitian Services

…finding it difficult to progress to solid foods? Does your child have an allergy, food intolerance and/or nutritional deficiency? Does your child have an eating disorder?   If you answered…

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Careers – Paediatric Occupational Therapist Sydney

…Full unrestricted Australian working rights Current registration with AHPRA Strong communication with children and adults (verbal and written) Experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and physical disabilities desirable…

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